Individual volunteers perform ACCA’s work of Christian love. Work can be scheduled regularly or infrequently depending on the availability of the volunteer. All work occurs in the Annandale/Bailey’s Crossroads area. All clients are screened and referred to ACCA by Social Service agencies.
General information about ongoing volunteer service opportunities is listed below. For further information or to sign up contact:
Barbara Boots: email@example.com
There are a number of rewarding volunteer opportunities with the Food Pantry. Training is provided.
You can help as your schedule allows. This is a 2 to 4 hour time commitment and can be done once a year or more frequently depending on your schedule.
You will deliver food to individuals and families. It’s an easy 4 step process:
- You will be contacted by the food captain and given information on the needs of the family and their contact information.
- You will contact the family to arrange for a mutually convenient delivery time.
- You will pick up food from the ACCA Food Pantry in Annandale. The pantry is open between 7 AM and 5:45 PM Monday through Friday and 9 to 11:30 AM some Saturdays.
- You deliver the food to the family
- You let the food captain know that the delivery was completed.
You can work from your home using your computer and internet for one week about once every 3 months or as your schedule allows.
- You will receive referrals from social workers
- You will arrange for food deliveries from the pool of volunteer food deliverers primarily by email.
- You will use the ACCA Food Captain Tool (training provided, web-based) to upload client data, and update delivery status.
You can work monthly or every other month.
- You will visit the pantry 1 to 3 times a week to ensure heavily used food items are in stock.
- Purchase needed items with ACCA credit card at a designated grocery store.
- Stock the items in the food pantry.
Provide transportation to a medical appointment. Clients are ambulatory but are without means to get to the doctor without transportation assistance. Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday. Drivers may choose when they drive based on their availability.
Contact Gail Coleman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deliver hot meals to shut-ins. Delivery runs originate at United Baptist Church in Annandale. Any day, Monday through Friday A.M.
Contact: Dave Roycraft: email@example.com
Provide furniture to people who don’t have any. Work includes pickup and delivery of furniture and phone calls and administrative work. Every Saturday morning 8 A.M. to noon.
Contact Don DiSpirito: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Emergency Assistance
Be the contact person for social workers to arrange for payment of rent, utilities, prescriptions and other needs in accordance with ACCA guidelines. Family Emergency Assistance Money Captains work by computer from home or office for 1 week every 10 weeks or so.
Contact Marie Markey: email@example.com
Each year, ACCA awards college scholarships to high school seniors with disabilities. Scholarship Committee members set up the scholarship and choose the recipient.
Contact Ann Marie Hicks: firstname.lastname@example.org
Child Development Center
CDC needs volunteers to sew cot sheets, perform gardening, and serve as teacher aides.
Call Isabel Ballivian: email@example.com
Home Repair/Rebuilding Together
Volunteers help with painting, carpentry, yard work and other home maintenance tasks. House captains must be familiar with building trades. Volunteers also provide lunch and snacks. The work is usually scheduled on the last Saturday in April.
Contact Marie Monsen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruiters are needed to publicize the walk and coordinate the walkers. Volunteers also needed to prepare and serve snacks and help with registration one weekend in October.
Contact Camille Mittelholtz or email@example.com